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Steve Emsley is wrong when he compares tidal lagoons with Hinkley and asks why tidal energy is not even being discussed (Letters, 17 August). The latest estimated cost of the lagoon proposed for Swansea Bay is £1.3bn. Hinkley would produce 65 times as much electricity, all day, every day – true “baseload”
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2016-08-17 12:35:18
Sunday, August 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Body says, with government reviewing £18.5bn project, benefits of renewables such as offshore wind should be looked atThe crown estate has waded into the battle over Hinkley Point, pointing out that offshore windfarms are already being built at cheaper prices than the proposed atomic reactors for Somerset
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2016-08-14 08:38:46
Friday, August 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Club succeeds with an appeal to stop planning permission for the west London project that would power 600 homes A proposed small hydropower project in west London has received a further setback, as court judges allowed an appeal by a club owned by Shell against the granting of planning permission to the site
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2016-08-12 06:51:39
Sunday, July 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Trident Winds proposes to install 765 megawatts’ worth of giant turbines on buoyant platforms in California, which could power more than 200,000 homesThe deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project and a test case for a technology that is still in its infancy
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2016-07-31 08:30:04
Friday, July 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose limits for the first time on CO2 emissions from trucks and will also set new fuel efficiency standards for cars and vans from 2020, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.
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2016-07-15 06:58:55
Thursday, July 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose limits on CO2 emissions from trucks, following in the footsteps of the United States and Japan, and new fuel efficiency standards for cars and vans after 2020, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.
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2016-07-14 14:34:04
Monday, July 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
EU proposal on a free trade deal with the US could curb energy saving measures and a planned switch to clean energy, say MEPsThe latest draft version of the TTIP agreement could sabotage European efforts to save energy and switch to clean power, according to MEPs.A 14th round of the troubled negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade deal between the EU and US is due to begin on Monday in Brussels
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2016-07-11 02:00:09
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators proposed stricter tests on Wednesday on car fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions from late next year to plug loopholes highlighted by the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
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2016-06-15 08:47:13
Thursday, June 9th, 2016      Leave a Comment
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co and other supporters of biofuels on Thursday said U.S. regulators grossly underestimated the amount of higher-ethanol fuel blends at pumps when requirements for next year's use of renewables were proposed.
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2016-06-09 16:31:35
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Wednesday proposed a modest increase in the amount of corn-based ethanol and biofuels that fuel producers must mix into diesel and gasoline in 2017, disappointing two major industries: Big Corn and Big Oil.
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2016-05-18 16:33:19
Thursday, May 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Developers of an offshore windfarm planned in the Forth estuary have taken legal action after vital subsidies were withdrawnThe future of one of the UK’s biggest proposed offshore windfarms has been thrown into doubt by a row over the government support it should receive.The Neart na Gaoithe windfarm, based in Scotland’s outer Forth estuary, would have a capacity of about 450MW of power and was originally planned to cost £1
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2016-05-12 11:13:59
Wednesday, May 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - U.S. wildlife managers on Wednesday again proposed granting 30-year permits to wind farms that would forgive them for thousands of eagle deaths expected during that time frame from collisions of the birds with turbines, towers and electrical wires.
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2016-05-04 20:58:07
Tuesday, April 26th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Opposition maintains ambitious targets but aims to minimise cost to households and defers details until after electionLabor is proposing two emissions trading schemes – one for big industrial polluters and an electricity industry model similar to one once backed by Malcolm Turnbull – in a climate policy that trumps the Coalition’s ambition but minimises the hit on household power bills and leaves important detail to be determined post-election
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2016-04-26 14:00:30
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Monday, April 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When ministers and climate change negotiators from the world's poorest countries gathered in Kinshasa recently, they were dismayed at a proposal from the Third World Network (TWN) urging them not to rush into signing the new Paris climate agreement at a U.N. ceremony this week
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2016-04-18 07:37:33
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - CalPERS, the largest public U.S. pension fund and a Noble Energy Inc shareholder, urged fellow stakeholders in the company to support a proposal requiring the oil and gas company to report risks associated with climate change.
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2016-04-13 11:59:41